11 min, HD (shot with RED Cameras), 5.1 Stereo, 2.39 Aspect Ratio

full film


A handsome artist realizes the consequences of her daily obsession with a coffee addict.

Poster Designed by Cameron Evans

Poster Designed by Cameron Evans


November 24, 2017 image+nation Festival Film LGBTQUEER Montreal, Concordia University Cinema

October 21, 2017 Reel Affirmations Film Festival, Fun in Girls Shorts program, Washington, DC Tivoli Theater

October 11, 2017 Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, St. Petersburg, FL AMC Imax

May 24 - 28, 2017 Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival

March 30, 2017 Wicked Queer Film Festival Boston at ICA on Opening Night and encore screening April 5th at Brattle Theater

March 4, 2017 12pm, Richmond International Film Festival, in juried competition, World Premiere

Java is a co-production of G6 Pictures and Mason Film Lab in George Mason University's Film and Video Studies Program. Catch a view behind the scenes here!

Trailer editor Damon Beirne

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Cast and Crew

Presented by G6 Pictures with The Mason Film Lab and a Lisa Thrasher Production

Drae Campbell - Jet
Rebecca Wahls - Diana
Bianca Mae - Mikayla

Director and Writer - Giovanna Chesler
Producer - Lisa Thrasher
Director of Photography - Hans Charles
Composer - Allyson Newman
Editor - Amanda Kraus
Sound Editor - Irem Dogancali
Associate Producer - Rebekah Mejorado
Original Artwork - Annette Radigan
Re-Recording Mixer - Cheryl Ottenritter
Colorist - Robbie Carman
Titles - David Mason
Poster Design - Cameron Evans
Trailer Editor - Damon Beirne

Extras - Mursal Akram, Tiana Young, Chico Jones, Nick DeVito, Mia Ward, Ann Cyr, Hannah Looney, Analysia Foster-Cunningham, Cameron Evans, Kaelen Smith, Michael Barnes
First AD - Bilal Raychouni
Second AD - Gabrielle Mitchell
First AD, Second Unit - Irem Dogancali
Assistant Director Team - Hannah Looney, Mursal Akram
Production Managers - Katy Crain, Chris Rothgeb, Jordon Jones, Annavictoria Knight, Rodrigo Vasquez, Nick Devito
Extras Coordinator - Analysia Foster-Cunningham
First AC to A Camera - Cameron Perrier
B Camera Operator - Cameron Perrier
A Camera Operators - Amanda Bowen, Logan Brown, Shelby Giddings, Katlin Haberdash, Mitchel Hartigan, Kiefer Inson, Ryan Judge, Marie Karkehabadi, Ilayda Kocak, Scott Kotwas, Will Krom, Matt McKinney, Vinh Ngo, Peyton Shaban, Samantha Siewert, Barbara Tarad, Kyle Van Dyke, Katherine Velle, D'Andra Welch
2nd Unit Focus Puller: Meagan Arnold
Gaffer - Michael Wilson
Key Grip - Andrew Jorgenson
Grip and Electric - Michael Barnes, Ann Cyr, Roberto DeCecco, Matthew Haskell, Nicolas Lewis
Sound Mixer - Thomas Vaughan
Boom Operator - David Mason
Additional Sound Editing - Rick Rush
Foley Recording: Irem Dogancali and Alex Roldan
Script Supervisors - Annavictoria Knight, Rodridgo Vasquez
Production Designer - Marie Karkehabadi
Prop Master - Jack Bolger
Art Directors and Set Decorators - Zeyn Faddoul, Kaelen Smith, Chico Jones, Cameron Evans, Hannah Looney
Costume & Make-Up Designer - Eleazar Pearson
Costume & Make-Up Team - Tiana Young, Mia Ward
Location Manager - Chris Rothgeb
Location Representatives - Mark Fedorchak, Seth Cook
Craft Service - Ann Cyr, Peyton Shahan, Shelby Giddings, Michael Barnes, Kaelyn Delcalzo-Sakosits
Caterine - Northside Social
Still Photographer - Dixie D. Vereen
Behind the Scenes Director - Matthew Haskell
Behind the Scenes Cinematography - Roberto DeCecco, Irem Dogancali
Behind the Scenes Production Manager - Jordon Jones
Behind the Scenes Editor - Sam Mercer

Thank you - Nzingha Kendall, Zeinabu irene Davis, Cecilia Perez Homar, Paul Rowley, D. Andy Rice

RED Camera provided by Mindset Entertainment
RED Dragon and Lenses by DC Camera
G&E Equipment and Van by Mindset Entertainment
G&E Equipment provided by Mike Yoder
DCP and Post Production services by DC Color
Audio Post provided by Ott House Audio
Paintings in locations by Charlie Mai
Location provide by Northside Social Coffee Bar